Comic Book Hero

Comic Book Hero

Subtitle:
Working with Britain's Picture-Strip Legends
By:
Barrie Tomlinson
Price:
£14.99
Publication date:
ISBN:
9781785313240
Format:
Hardback
Size:
216 x 138
Pages:
224

Description

In the 1960s, 70s and 80s, children's comics were a massive part of a young person's life. This book tells the story behind the production of comics such as Tiger, Scream, Speed and many more titles, on which Barrie Tomlinson worked as editor. Read how top stars of sport and showbusiness contributed to the success of his publications.

About the author

Barrie Tomlinson is the author of Real Roy of the Rovers Stuff! After successfully editing Tiger comic in the 60s, he became head of the Boys' Sport and Adventure Department at IPC Magazines and launched comics such as Roy of the Rovers, the new Eagle and Scream. For 22 years he wrote and produced the Scorer football strip in the Daily Mirror.

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